Meet Eddie Vera also known as the “Barefoot Bandito”, dubbed by Western Union as a modern day pinoy hero and a Filipino migrant in the US. In 2014, Eddie ran over one hundred (101 to be exact) marathons in barefoot and how holds the Guinness World Record for “Most Barefoot Marathon Runs in One Year”.
Vera continues to run barefoot for a cause that thousands of poor children can have shoes, up until today he was able to raise money to provide shoes for over 15,000 schoolchildren.
Watch his inspiring video below:
Eddie Vera also has completed a full marathon in all of the 50 states in the US. All 7 continents and in 15 different countries around the world, all in barefoot and the a cause.
We salute this Eddie! Our modern Pinoy Hero!
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